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: Sarah Kennedy

with the Early Show
News, views and music, plus a review of the morning's newspapers.

: Pause for Thought

with John Austen.


Unknown: John Austen.

: Wake Up to Wogan

with news, travel, weather and more of the greatest hits of all time.

: Pause for Thought

with Rt Rev Roy Williamson.


Unknown: Roy Williamson.

: Ken Bruce

with dedications and requests. Including at
10.00 Pick of the Hits.

: Jimmy Young

talks to the people who make the news.

: Gloria Hunniford

takes a look into the world of entertainment.
Including at 2.30 the star guest interview.

: Ed Stewart

with two contestants on the Accumulator Quiz and regular travel updates.

: John Dunn

Including Answers Please and the Mystery Voice competition.

: England, Their England

Leslie Phillips narrates A G MacDonell's classic comedy, adapted In six parts by Bob Sinfield.
2. Donald Cameron learns more about the eccentric
English - and how to emerge unscathed from a weekend house-party.
Director Neil Cargill
A Splice of Life production


Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: Bob Sinfield.
Unknown: Donald Cameron
Director: Neil Cargill
Donald Cameron: Sam Graham
Huggins: Peter Kelly
Hodge: Christopher Benjamin
Lady Ormerode: Denise Coffey
Esmeralda: Kate Odey
Major-General: Robin Bailey

: Hayes over Britain

Brian Hayes hosts a lively phone-in on an important question of the day. Phone [number removed].
Producers Anne Freeman and Jennifer Teague
LINES OPEN from 6.00pm


Unknown: Brian Hayes
Producers: Anne Freeman
Producers: Jennifer Teague

: Liner Notes

Marking the 60th anniversary of the launching of RMS Queen Mary,
Richard Stilgoe celebrates the heyday of the ocean-going liners by trawling the BBC archive and the Gramophone Library.
He comes up with a very personal perspective on the subject, and makes some unusual discoveries from the deep.
Producer Roy Oakshott


Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Producer: Roy Oakshott

: Calypso Chronicles

3: West Indians in England When West Indians came to Britain in the 50s, they not only brought calypso with them but they also began to create calypsos about their new life here.
Cy Grant plays recordings from the period.
A Robin Quinn production


Unknown: Robin Quinn

: The Jamesons

Derek and Ellen present a late-night mixture of music and chat including at 10.45 What's That Noise? and at
11.45 a review of tomorrow's papers. There's also the guest interview and Derek's classical feature.

: Steve Madden

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with Rev Frank Topping.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Rev Frank Topping.

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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